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Sriracha + Harissa: A Spicy Mystery

Why do sriracha and harissa disagree with my digestive system, when many other spicy foods that also contain chiles and garlic do not? [more inside]
posted by Juliet Banana on Aug 20, 2014 - 21 answers

How to Cook Indian Cuisine

I know how to cook in general, and I know Indian food relatively well in terms of...you know, eating it. But my attempts to cook Indian dishes myself have never turn out. Where can I find clear, dependable recipes for (primarily Northern) Indian staples? (By "staples," I mean ordinary dishes like: palak paneer, bhurtha, aloo paratha, dal. My favorite foods tend to be vegetarian, but I'm not a vegetarian myself, so either veg or non-veg is fine). [more inside]
posted by rue72 on Aug 15, 2014 - 30 answers

What's the quickest, cheapest, most impressive meal you've ever cooked?

I'm cooking a meal for 4 tomorrow. Snowflakes about the eaters inside but this tin reads: What should I feed us for dinner? [more inside]
posted by youandiandaflame on Jun 2, 2013 - 31 answers

Emperor Wu liked cake, but not exploding cake!

I have a very utilitarian relationship with food. I want to have a sensuous relationship with food. [more inside]
posted by Nomyte on Jan 18, 2013 - 34 answers

Oils and health: give me a primer, please!

I'm a little bit confused about whether oils (olive, etc.) are healthy, and in what quantities they belong in a balanced diet (given their high caloric content). Should I be aiming to add them into my diet (pour a couple of spoonfuls over salad, or cook with them), or should I be aiming to avoid them, substituting other things in their place and largely or entirely forgoing them. What nutrients or other benefits do they offer my body that other foods wouldn't, if any? If they are healthy, which are the healthiest? Which are the least healthy? Are some better for eating fresh and others better for cooking with? Help?
posted by UniversityNomad on Dec 29, 2012 - 10 answers

Cook and cook and keep on cooking

Give me your tried-and-true tips on eating (consistently and healthily) when anxious. [more inside]
posted by pinetree on Sep 8, 2012 - 22 answers

I want recipes for Chicken Casseroles, please.

Your favorite Chicken Casseroles with real vegetables and no hash browns? What is in them? How much? Double points for links to recipes that you love. Please limit my need to think or experiement. [more inside]
posted by bilabial on Feb 29, 2012 - 20 answers

What books discuss taste like a pro chef would?

Please recommend good books that discuss the theory of food taste and design—analyzing flavors and textures, figuring out pairings, that sort of thing. Either savory or dessert-centered would be fine. [more inside]
posted by Bardolph on Feb 28, 2012 - 11 answers

Fiction with food?

I'm looking for more fiction that features detailed or frequent mentions of food. For example Iris Murdoch's The Sea, the Sea with its talk of "fresh hot buttered toast, with or without the addition of bloater paste". Bonus points if they're set in the UK, but I'd love any suggestions!
posted by teststrip on Jan 31, 2012 - 50 answers

Help Me Make Better Salmon and Trout

Cooks of Ask Metafilter... I need some help with cooking fish. I like to make salmon (or trout) frequently, but I have a hard time doing it right. [more inside]
posted by smitt on Aug 9, 2011 - 24 answers

Unfulfilled lunchtime.

I have a bad habit of buying lunch while at work. What can I make for lunch that will fulfill my super-strong cravings for huge burritos and greasy pizza? [more inside]
posted by sucre on Jun 22, 2010 - 34 answers

Take a Cheesecake and a Carrot cake and smash them together at high speed? No, that can't be right....

Please help me duplicate The Cheesecake Factory's "Craig's Crazy Carrot Cake Cheesecake" at home. [more inside]
posted by Vorteks on Jan 22, 2010 - 8 answers

I've won the breakfast battle, but I haven't won the brown bag war.

Cook-once-a-week round 2: What low-GI, high-protein food can I cook on Sunday night and then reheat for lunch/dinner Mon-Fri? [more inside]
posted by Vorteks on Jan 15, 2010 - 29 answers

What other awesome frugal cooking blogs are out there?

I've just discovered 30 Bucks a Week and I love it. What other awesome frugal cooking blogs are out there? (more detail inside on what I'm looking for.) [more inside]
posted by marsha56 on Dec 30, 2009 - 12 answers

Breakfast: My best friend. My worst enemy.

What low-GI, high-protein, portable food can I cook on Sunday night and then reheat for breakfast Mon-Fri? [more inside]
posted by Vorteks on Dec 28, 2009 - 41 answers

All I want for Christmas is...two butt cheeks

Ravenously hungry in the middle of the night, lazy, and bored with my known options. Also: eating plenty in the daylight. Bonus round: I'm poor. [more inside]
posted by bilabial on Dec 17, 2009 - 20 answers

Looking for some healthy recipe resources

Looking for cookbooks, blogs, websites, and forums that specialize in simple, healthy recipes. [more inside]
posted by Afroblanco on Jun 2, 2009 - 20 answers

How to master ________ cooking on a tight budget?

I need to eat cheaply. Can I do so while extending my cooking ability in a specific direction? What cuisines, categories, or focuses can my home cooking pinpoint while living on a budget? [more inside]
posted by Picklegnome on May 21, 2009 - 22 answers

Share your slow carb recipes

Give us your slow carb recipes! [more inside]
posted by sid on Dec 11, 2008 - 13 answers

food and cooking podcasts

please recommend food and cooking podcasts or internet radio [more inside]
posted by Infernarl on Dec 24, 2007 - 7 answers

What are those crazy noodles?

The noodles in "Mr. Mom"...Hollywood trickery? Or, a real food? [more inside]
posted by AlliKat75 on Oct 9, 2007 - 7 answers

What's to eat in Albania?

What kind of food will I be eating when I go to Albania, both what's available for me to cook myself and what others will be cooking for me?
posted by dubadubowbow on Oct 1, 2007 - 6 answers

Help me prepare to eat a feast!

Is there a way to prepare for feasting (eating large meals) without feeling nauseated? [more inside]
posted by ontic on Apr 17, 2007 - 9 answers

Cooking and shopping for one... what are your secrets?

Cooking and shopping for one: What are some good resources? Google is helping some, but not giving me exactly what I want. [more inside]
posted by twiggy on Aug 12, 2006 - 14 answers

Help me help my kitchen help me.

Indespensible kitchen supplies? Culinary magic aids? Killer cutting board? [more inside]
posted by soma lkzx on Feb 27, 2006 - 55 answers

help me get pukka

I like to cook, but I'd like to know more of the theory of how and why to do things. [more inside]
posted by synecdoche on Feb 3, 2006 - 30 answers

Fatten us up and slim us down

Piggyback filter: I need help with two things. First, getting healthy, tasty food on the table for two people in under half hour. Second, finding a personal trainer. [more inside]
posted by LittleMissCranky on Nov 2, 2005 - 25 answers

Reference Cookbooks

I'm looking for recommendations for a reference cookbook to supplement my current bible, The Joy of Cooking. Your thoughts? [A list of what I've got already will greet you inside.] [more inside]
posted by me3dia on Mar 7, 2004 - 38 answers

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